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A new bill, introduced today by Rep. Don McEachin and co-sponsored by over 150 members, could set the United States on a path to an economy powered by 100 percent clean energy by mid-century.

News Release | Environment America

The House Ways and Means Committee released draft legislation today to update and extend critical incentives for renewable energy, including wind and solar, electric vehicles, energy storage and energy-efficient buildings.

Report | Environment America

You toss your plastic water bottle in a recycling bin after coming home from a trip to the beach, hoping the plastic from that bottle will be in next year's plastic bottle, right? Most likely it will not. 

Blog Post

As a clean energy advocate, it’s clear to me that the energy revolution is charging forward. According to the International Energy Agency’s Renewables 2019 report, “Renewable power capacity is set to expand by 50 percent between 2019 and 2024, led by solar PV.” Over the last decade, renewable energy technologies have grown at a faster clip than many experts predicted. According to the Energy Information Agency (EIA), the U.S. produced 17 times the amount of solar energy in 2018 than was predicted by the agency just six years previously.

News Release | Environment America

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released two proposals today to roll back clean water protections against waste from coal-fired power plants. The first proposal would overhaul wastewater rules, drastically weakening safeguards that prevent utilities from discharging toxic pollutants like arsenic, lead and mercury into America’s waterways.

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Bruce Speight, 1974-2019

Along with his family and friends, as well as other environmental and public interest advocates, the Environment America community is mourning the passing of State Directorour colleagueour Washington state director Bruce Speight, who died on September 20. A remembrance of Bruce’s life and work.A remembrance of Bruce’s life and work.A remembrance of Bruce’s life and work.